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A Bunch of Amateurs

A Bunch of Amateurs

  Ferndown Drama presents A Bunch Of Amateurs By Ian Hislop & Nick Newman Directed by David Pile   Ferndown Drama return to the Barrington stage for their October production of A Bunch of Amateurs written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman and directed by David Pile. Washed up Hollywood star Jefferson Steel is deceived by his agent into playing King Lear in an amateur community production in a small English town. Expecting a lavish hotel, he finds himself lodging in a B&B and rehearsing in a barn. The enthusiasm of the local cast finds him looking at life in a whole
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The Sorcerer

The Sorcerer

  Christchurch Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents The Sorcerer By W S Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan Directed by Sarah Oliver; Musical Director Ieuan Davies   Christchurch G&S Society are at last delighted to be able to present The Sorcerer. A show full of humour with plenty of visual impact from the inspired costumes to the special effects. With Sarah Oliver as Director and Ieuan Davies as Musical Director you can be assured of an evening’s dramatic and musical entertainment. A sorcerer who fills a communal teapot full of love potion at a wedding banquet, what could possibly go wrong…? Come
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Love From A Stranger

Love From A Stranger

  Wimborne Drama Productions present Love From A Stranger By Agatha Christie & Frank Vosper; Directed by Rob Cording-Cook    If you love tense, psychological thrillers, then make sure you see Love From A Stranger by Agatha Christie and Frank Vosper at the Tivoli Theatre from 20 – 22 October. Produced by Wimborne Drama Productions and adapted from one of Christie’s short stories, the play is electric with suspense and a shocking twist. A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the remote
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Sleeping Lions

Sleeping Lions

  BacktoBack Theatre presents a Touring Production of Sleeping Lions A Brand-New Award-Winning Drama by Tom Derrington; Directed by Kitty Cecil-Wright   The invitations have been delivered, the party games are ready, the table is set and the balloons are up. But where are all the children? Mum, Katie, is convinced that her precious son Leo is the most popular boy in the class but Dad, Max, has discovered something that tears him apart. Whose version of the truth is real?   Here’s what audience members said following its debut run at the Titchfield Festival Theatre: “Wow!!! Just wow, one
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